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The October 2021 Auction: Part 2

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Auction Ends: 10/14/2021 6:00:00 PM PST

Lot #116. Palmer 1978

Description: Consists of 1 Bottle, 0.75L
Score: 92 NM.
"The 1978 Palmer is a vintage that I have encountered several times, one of the best of that decade. Still youthful in colour considering it is now forty years old, the bouquet is winsome with dusky black fruit, black truffle, smoke and iris. As I remarked in previous notes, this is unashamedly old school. The palate is medium-bodied, fresh and vibrant with fine tannin. There is that spicy vein on the entry, here just a hint of blood orange and a slightly ferrous, cedar-driven finish. It is just a very well-made mature Margaux . . . . A lovely wine. Tasted blind at Domaine de Chevalier." Vinous, May 2018
Provenance: The Dominion Cellar
Notes: Very top shoulder, nicked, soiled, and stained capsule, lightly scuffed and nicked label.
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Lot Location: Orange County
Estimate: $225

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